The war started for me while I ate dinner in the wardroom of my ship, the USS John Paul Jones, floating somewhere in the Arabian Gulf. I was with my roommate, eating […]
“It depends on your assumptions” is really hard to put on a bumper sticker. Or a meme. And it’s even harder for stiff smiley politicians to talk about.
Alright folks. We’re on day four of the Trump administration. And it’s already been weirder than even I thought it would be. I’ve been pretty critical of the president over the last […]
I’ve asked myself a lot of hard questions since November 8th. That’s the day I learned the truth about my limited understanding of America’s political landscape. I asked myself, what now? That […]
On May 18, 1973, the United States Senate began nationally televised hearings on Watergate. Incoming Attorney General-designate Elliot Richardson, recently appointed by Republican President Richard Nixon, assigned former solicitor general Archibald Cox […]
We are on a mission to fight anti-intellectualism. Ignorance is a choice. Back our campaign HERE. All these damn gadgets and gizmos are making people stupid. Get your head out […]
In 2015, I started the blog chartwellwest.com to create a safe place to explore rational political expression. I was becoming increasingly distressed at the quality and delivery methods being used by […]